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Devils scratch Cougars

ST. MARYS, W.Va. — St. Marys took full advantage of a very tough second quarter by the visiting Frontier Cougars as they rolled to a 55-20 victory in the first match-up between the two former arch-rivals in more than a decade. Frontier turned the ball over four times in the second quarter ...

Perfect Bulldog: DC’s Carter Lipscomb one win from undefeated season

WEST UNION — Doddridge County’s top runner Carter Lipscomb blew away the Class A Region II tournament field by more than a minute, despite missing the last three weeks of competitive competition because of COVID-19 restrictions. With the win, his undefeated season stayed intact. Now ...

AAA runners have high hopes for state tournament

PARKERSBURG — All three area Class AAA programs will be represented at Saturday’s state cross country championships at Cabell Midland High School. Parkersburg junior Franklin Angelos and Ripley freshman Ellie Hosaflook enter the final race of the campaign ranked second by ...

Ohio thinclads compete in regionals Saturday

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The final step in getting to state in cross country happens Saturday at Pickerington. The Belpre boys, the Warren boys and girls, the Caldwell boys and girls as well as individuals from Marietta, Fort Frye and Waterford will help represent the area at the regional ...

Finally!: South girls soccer off to the state tourney

RIPLEY — Finally, the Parkersburg South soccer team had something to celebrate in Death Valley at Ripley’s Memorial Stadium. After three year’s of finishing as the runner-up, the Patriots of head coach Ron Bucholtz got the job done Tuesday night in the Class AAA, Region IV championship ...

Plenty is on the line when Wheeling Central faces Williamstown

WILLIAMSTOWN — Almost an entire season went by without Class A giants Wheeling Central and Williamstown meeting in a football game. Almost. But not quite. The Maroon Knights and Yellowjackets will meet in a matchup with huge playoff implications at 7 p.m. Friday on the campus at West ...

Parkersburg, Jefferson meet for the first time

PARKERSBURG — Despite the ongoing statewide regulations due to COVID-19, the Parkersburg football program continues to find games. Although “The Game” against rival Parkersburg South isn’t until next week, the Big Reds will be out to match a season-best three-game winning streak when ...

Patriots out to play spoiler vs. Wheeling Park

PARKERSBURG — There’s always fun in a bit of competition, and that’s what Parkersburg South is embracing heading into week 10. South (1-6) welcomes the No. 5 ranked Wheeling Park Patriots (6-1) to the Erickson All-Sports Facility in an attempt to play spoiler at 7 p.m., and that starts ...

Fort Frye hosts Barnesville in regional semi

BEVERLY — Fort Frye and Barnesville have gotten to know each other pretty well in recent years. Dating back to 2016, the two football programs have faced off four times, with the Cadets winning each meeting. At 7 p.m. Saturday, the Shamrocks will visit Beverly in a Division VI, Region 23 ...

Prep Football Roundup

FRONTIER AT ST. MARYS Game time: 7:30 p.m. Friday Last year’s result: Did not play Frontier (5-3) results: d. Southern, 42-6; d. Beallsville, 66-8; d. Bridgeport, 50-6; d. Cameron, 44-18; lost to Magnolia, 40-8; lost to Gilmer County, 26-18; PLAYOFFS: d. Fairfield Christian, 54-13; lost ...

Washington State Community College consolidates student services

MARIETTA — Washington State Community College has consolidated its student services to one area of campus in an effort to take the stress out of enrollment and ultimately strengthen student success. The new centralized space, called the Student OneStop, houses admissions, College Credit ...

Williamstown girls seek another state championship

WILLIAMSTOWN — As the leaves change and the weather gets colder, there’s one more constant in Williamstown each fall season. The cross country teams gear up for a hotly-contested homestretch. This year, both boys and girls sides are making the trip to Ona in the pursuit of Class A ...

Ritchie boys hope to compete for state title

ELLENBORO — Three is a magic number, and on Saturday, the Ritchie County boys look to win their third consecutive Class A title at the state cross country meet in Ona. The coronavirus has turned the season upside down in the LKC, as multiple teams have seen their seasons changed in an ...

South girls top Cabell Midland to win regional championship

RIPLEY - Finally, the Parkersburg South soccer team had something to celebrate in Death Valley at Ripley's Memorial Stadium. After three year's of finishing as the runner-up, the Patriots of head coach Ron Bucholtz got the job done Tuesday night in the Class AAA, Region IV championship match ...

TUESDAY MORNING QUARTERBACK: WVU’s fight falls short vs. Raiders

The West Virginia Mountaineers had fought back from an early deficit to tie the game against Texas Tech. With nine minutes to go the WVU defense, after a rocky start, seemed to be taking control. With a strong fourth quarter wind at their back the Mountaineers began a series at the Red Raiders ...

Beckley awaits: South girls soccer one win from a state semifinal

PARKERSBURG — After gutting out a 1-0 win against rival Parkersburg, the Parkersburg South girls are a win away from the Class AAA state semifinals. The obstacle standing in their way is Cabell Midland and South (17-0) is up to the challenge for the 7:30 p.m. match today. While goalkeeper ...

Cadets down Africentric

BEVERLY, Ohio — The Fort Frye Cadets just keep on rolling. The Columbus Africentric Nubians became the latest victim of undefeated Fort Frye Saturday night as the Cadets rolled to a 51-12 victory in a Division IV, Region 23 playoff game at Fort Frye High School. The Cadets scored 22 ...

Warren’s run stopped by St. Clairsville

ST. CLAIRSVILLE, Ohio — An offense with both the quick-strike and big-play capability is quite the luxury. St. Clairsville has both and showcased them multiple times Saturday evening in a Division IV, Region 15 quarterfinal against Warren. In a span of 2 minutes, 52 seconds of game ...

Marietta girls move on in postseason, 3-1

DEVOLA — The Marietta High girls soccer team defended its home pitch. The Tigers defeated Jackson 3-1 Saturday night at Jerry Brock Field to earn a Division II sectional championship. Marietta, which improved to 13-3-1 on the year, will take on Unioto Thursday in the district ...

On to the regional final: South girls down PHS, 1-0, in sectional championship

PARKERSBURG — Mia Miller’s assist to Samara Nunn with 24 seconds left in the 60th minute was the only goal of the match here Saturday at Erickson All-Sports Facility as host Parkersburg South eliminated rival Parkersburg in the Class AAA, Region IV, Section 2 final. The Patriots of head ...